Third-year curriculum

SEMESTER 1

ENTR3004 Entrepreneurial Journalist

Creative, innovative journalists will determine the future of the news industry. In this course, students develop solid business skills, preparing them to participate in the evolving job marketplace.

PROF3007 Portfolio Development

Creating a vibrant, effective portfolio is the cornerstone to a future career in journalism. This course is an opportunity for students to gather their best work and present it in exciting ways to potential employers or clients.

JOPB3001 The Working Newsroom

In preparation for entering the industry, students’ skills are advanced in the integrated digital newsroom. Students create high-impact stories tackling important issues as reporters, ENG shooters, producers and editors using multiple media, social media tools and emerging technology for QNet News (qnetnews.ca) and the Loyalist College radio station 91X (CJLX-FM). As experienced journalists, these students also provide leadership and act as mentors to others working in the newsroom.

 

SEMESTER 2

WKPL3012 Field Placement (8 Weeks)

Laying the foundation for a career and gathering vital industry experience, students work within a recognized news media organization. Previously, students have worked at CBC, ET Canada, CTV, CBS 60 Minutes, TSN and the Hockey News, among other major media.

PROF3008 Field Placement Seminar

Students prepare for industry placement.

JOPB3001 The Working Newsroom

In preparation for entering the industry, students’ skills are advanced in the integrated digital newsroom. Students create high-impact stories tackling important issues as reporters, ENG shooters, producers and editors using multiple media, social media tools and emerging technology for QNet News (qnetnews.ca) and the Loyalist College radio station 91X (CJLX-FM). As experienced journalists, these students also provide leadership and act as mentors to others working in the newsroom.

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